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November 13, 1987

The planned cutoff of U.S. money for international planned parenthood programs could result in 1,200 maternal deaths and 69,000 additional abortions worldwide over the next three years, according to a study by University of Michigan researchers. The study also concluded that the cutoff would lead to an additional 311,000 live births over three years. The $23-million annual funding for Family Planning International Assistance is scheduled to end Jan. 1, the group's U.S. parent organization--Planned Parenthood Federation of America--said. The Agency for International Development will not renew the funding because the group has rejected a demand that it not assist foreign family planning programs that include abortion or abortion counseling,

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